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2008/10/27-30 [Politics/Domestic/California, Industry/Jobs] UID:51698 Activity:nil
10/27   Tech layoff list
        http://news.cnet.com/tech-layoffs/?tag=nl.e501
        \_ Qimonda is laying off 3000 people? I have never even heard of these
           guys before. The funniest thing is that two different companies
           have contacted me via LinkedIn to see if I wanted to interview
           for a VP job at their startup just in the last week or so.
           \_ Qimonda is a German company. Is this supposed to be a world-wide
              list of layoffs or something?
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Bookmarks + Twitter + Stumbleupon * E-mail * Print With the overall economy slumping, the tech industry is taking its fair share of hits. We'll keep updating the chart below as news of company changes comes in. affinity13 October 21, 2008 3:24 PM PDT The tech industry seems to be a flip of a coin. Some companies are still doing well (revenue wise, all are hurt if they are publicly traded), where as others are getting hit really hard. With out doing any real digging looks like mid and top tier software companies are weathering this storm better than online companies and hardware vendors. Again I haven't done any real digging to trend these markets. thepoetrydude October 21, 2008 8:17 PM PDT funny where I'm at. I went to college and got my AS in PC support/ repair etc and it doesn't amount to a hill a beans. Companies here are being flooded my tech graduates, if you will. with most of those going to kids willing to work for close to minimum wage w/ or w/o education in the field. People get hurt by this stuff and there's a lot of resentment against the executives who make it possible and the pundits who make light of it - I'd suggest you back off a bit. fdunn3 October 23, 2008 4:59 AM PDT I agree with "Galaxy5" in that "Body counts are never in good taste." No need for a detailed spreadsheet, just do an article on the company's press release. This not only hurts those affected but demoralizes those involved in the sector. Kind of reminds me of when the soldiers were looking through the dog tags of the dead in "Saving Private Ryan" and it started to become a game. BMacK13311 October 23, 2008 7:29 PM PDT How many of the companies not on this list make more than Obama's 250K per year? While your votes against his redistributionist tax plan might not protect your jobs (being in California), you have the media to lead a larger nationwide rejection of his arbitrary tax increase. according to the left) CEO's, and board members of your companies are going to have to cut costs to offset the tax increase. You might not make over the 130K of personal income that is the estimated threshold for his tax increase on individuals, but with his increase on your company, you might not make any money at all next year... solitare_pax October 24, 2008 4:58 PM PDT Those are some scary numbers - I hope some of the folks being shown the door will show their ex-bosses and come up with the next great thing which makes Apple, Google and Microsoft seems like second stringers. Unlikely, but then you never know what will come out of someone's garage... rksarkar_crri October 24, 2008 8:48 PM PDT When management people get upperhand compared to the technocrat, it is happen. 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